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Quirks of Staten Island, From A Thriller Author’s Perspective

Staten Island, one of the biggest of New York’s five boroughs, plays a part in my latest Jack Reacher novel, Jack the Reaper. Have you been to Staten Island? It’s an interesting part of New York because it’s the city’s second largest borough size-wise, but is one of the least populated. Which explains how there’s […]

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Travel to Spain: The Pleasures and Perils

In Fatal Bond, Jess Kimball has international adventures across Spain, Gibraltar, and Africa. Her adventures are filled with car chases, near misses and near death experiences, but in each spot she finds a small oasis as peril looms. In Spain, Jess stops at a local restaurant and wolfs down tapas and beer mixed with lemonade, […]

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Malaria Impact Worldwide

The Threat of Malaria on Jess Kimball’s Journey

Jess Kimball gave her word to help a friend’s son – and her word is her bond.  Follow Jess Kimball into Spain and Africa in her latest thriller, Fatal Bond, where she encounters threats on her life — and a life threatening disease: malaria, one of the most severe public health problems worldwide. Malaria is a mosquito […]

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Jet Wing

The Most Staggering Statistic About Plane Safety

If you’ve read my books, you know how important air travel is to many of my storylines. You might also know that FBI Special Agent Kim Otto, the star of my Hunt for Jack Reacher series, doesn’t love flying. She boards the planes and flies because it’s the most efficient way to find Jack Reacher — and to do […]

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Winston Churchill

“Never Give Up”: Good Or Bad Advice?

If you’re like many of us, you’re making a New Year’s Resolution right about now. How long will it last? To what lengths should you go to achieve it?  Winston Churchill’s famous quote about “never, never, never” giving up may come to mind: “Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never-in nothing, great […]

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Jess Kimball Thriller Series

Last Call! Jess Kimball Double Feature on Sale!

Looks like the retailers are offering you one last chance to begin reading the best thriller series you haven’t started yet! Get Fatal Starts for just 99 cents! And at that price, you’ll want to gift a few copies to your friends, too! (I did!) Of course, double check the price before you purchase, but you […]

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Is There Such A Thing As Being Too Loyal?

The definition of loyalty is ”faithful adherence to leader or cause.” The definition certainly fits Jess Kimball of my Jess Kimball Thriller Series. She constantly puts her life on the line while searching for her missing son and for people she believes need her help. Bus is there such a thing as too much loyalty?  It’s […]

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Thank you note

Get Ready For National #ThankYouNote Day

Are you a thank you note writer? I’m wondering because National Thank You Note Day is December 26. Here is some inspiration, plus a few tips in case you find the task of writing thank you notes daunting. In Manners and Social Usages of 1887, Mrs. John Sherwood writes, “The person who can write a graceful note […]

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Fatal Past: A Jess Kimball Thriller

There’s Time For One More Book in 2017!

Only have a short time to read a NEW Jess Kimball Thriller? Fatal Past, an exciting short read is available for your reading consumption now!  In Fatal Past, Jess Kimball’s past mingles with the past of those buried in the Paris catacombs. Sam Sommers has just retired from the Denver PD and has a few weeks of R&R […]

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Hunt for Jack Reacher Series

Have You Read Them All? Hunt For #JackReacher Series

Have you read all the books in the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series? Recommended by Lee Child, “Kim Otto is a great, great character. I love her. Make some coffee. You’ll read all night.” As of October 2017, there are five full-length novels in the Hunt for Jack Reacher Thriller Series. Have you read them […]

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